The interface between religion and psychosis.

  title={The interface between religion and psychosis.},
  author={Felicity Ng},
  journal={Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists},
  volume={15 1},
  • Felicity Ng
  • Published 2007 in
    Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal…
OBJECTIVE This paper aims to explore the interface between religion and psychosis, and to comment on its relevance in clinical practice. METHOD The context of religious psychotic phenomena is briefly discussed, leading to an examination of the biological substrates of religious experiences, the hypothesized process of religious psychotic symptom formation, and the clinical implications when assessing religious delusions. A PubMED search was conducted to identify original research and review… CONTINUE READING